Incredulity The curse of man, and the cause of nearly all his woe, is his stupendous capacity for believing the incredible. The curse of man, and the cause of nearly all his woe, is his stupendous capacity for believing the incredible.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »There is nothing worse than an idle hour, with no occupation offering. People who have many such hours are simply animals waiting docilely for death. We all come to that state soon or late. It is the curse of senility.Temptation is a woman’s weapon and man’s excuse.The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.Before a man speaks, it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks it is seldom necessary to assume.Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.A nun, at best, is only half a woman, just as a priest is only half a man.